Health Information Exchange And Patient Engagement

1775 WordsFeb 7, 20178 Pages
Key activities such as Health Information Exchange and Patient engagement are reported in this category and the 90-day reporting requirement is like other measures as above. CMS is more flexible with the reporting of the electronic patient information for the first year which is believed to change in coming years. However, reporting measures like public health will earn bonus points for them(3) Other MIPS Flexibility proposed rules for the first Year: CMS as to give more time for the Clinical groups and physicians to be ready for this payment systems it passed few rules to provide further flexibility for the above included groups to let them “pick their pace” and help them avoid penalties. Secondly, CMS shortened the reporting period to…show more content…
Providers participating in the most advanced APMs include: • Shared Savings Program (Tracks 2 and 3) • Next Generation ACO Model • Comprehensive ESRD Care (CEC) (large dialysis organization arrangement) • Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) • Oncology Care Model (OCM) (two-sided risk track available in 2018) • Bundled Payment Models who are not subjected to MIPS, • Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CCJR) Model; and • The Advancing Care Coordination through Episode Payment Models (http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/871011). Eligibility for Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs) CMS has outlined three main criteria to be qualified under this program and they include: 1. Participants need to user certified EHR technology if the hospital is a APM entity and for the eligible clinicians, they need to report at least 50% of certified IT health functions for documentation and communication of patient care 2. Provide additional measures such as payments for covered services comparable to the measures provided in MIPS scoring system. CMS has acknowledged that besides the above said measures, different measures may be required based on different models and has expressed flexibility for the
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